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The owner of a hotel near Turner Field will pay $1.17 million to a would-be guest who was shot in the stomach while attempting to check in.

A Clayton County State Court jury reached a $3.68 million verdict last month on claims the hotel provided negligent security. The jury apportioned the responsibility for the damages at 58 percent for the shooter, who wasn’t a defendant in the suit; 32 percent on the defendant hotel owner and 10 percent on the plaintiff himself.

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